John Kolb


John E. Kolb Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (518) 276-2122 (Office) - (518) 276-4061 (FAX) - [email protected] (e-mail) WORK EXPERIENCE: Professional: September 2000-Present: Chief Information Officer, Rensselaer September 1999-Present: Member, Faculty of Information Technology, Rensselaer June 1995-August 2000: Dean of Computing & Information Services, Rensselaer September 1991-May 1995: Assistant Dean (Head of Core Engineering), School of Engineering, Rensselaer July 1988-July 1993: Director, Engineering Computing Services, Rensselaer June 1981-June 1988: Manager of Operations, Center for Interactive Computer Graphics, Rensselaer Teaching: Fall 2002-Present: Adjunct Professor, Managing Information Technology Resources (MITR), Rensselaer June 2001: Instructor for ISOC Advanced Networking Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden Spring 1992-1994: Coordinator, Engineering Seminar, Rensselaer September 1988-1990: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Rensselaer Fall 1982-1983: Instructor, Interactive Computer Aided Design, ECSE, Rensselaer EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS: 1991: NYS Professional Engineering License, (License #068373) 1990: Leadership Rensselaer Program, Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce 1986: Rensselaer Management Development Program, Rensselaer 1983: Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer 1979: Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer SELECTED AWARDS: IBM Laptop Grant (Co-PI), $4.5M, (1999-2004) Intel Technology for Education 2000 (Co-PI), $2.4M Equipment Grant, (1997-2000) Various grants from Bay Networks, HP, IBM, SGI, Sun, Tektronix (Co-PI), (1995-1998) Boeing Outstanding Educator Award (Co-Winner), 1995, FIPSE Award (Co-PI), (1995) Recipient of Rensselaer Alumni Award for Admissions, (1994) IBM $3M Equipment Grant for 'Strategic Applications of Computing in Engineering Education' (Co-PI), (1990-1993) Alpha Psi Omega (National Theater Honorary) SELECTED PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS: Member of University of the State of New York (USNY) Technology Council (2003 - ) Member of the Digital Connections Council (DCC) of the Council on Economic Development (2003 - ) Chair of the CIO Council of The Business-Higher Education Roundtable of the Capital Region (2003 - ) Member of EDUCAUSE Teaching & Learning Award Committee (2003 - ) Member of IBM ThinkPad University Advisory Panel (2003 - ) Member of External Audit of EPF-Lausanne for Information Technology (2002) Member of and (Vice Chair, 2000 - ) Boards (1996 - ) Member of Board of Trustees (President 95-97, 2000-03) of the Children's Museum of Science and Technology (1990 - ) Member of the Board of Directors of the Wycoff Association of America (1986-2003) Member of IEEE (Computer Society), Member of ASEE Member of Lehigh Visiting Committee for IT (1998-99) Member of EDUCAUSE99 Program Committee (1998-99) SELECTED PRESENTATIONS/PAPERS: Successful CFO/CIO Teams Create Positive Campus Results, SunGard Executive Summit, Honolulu, HI (March 2005) DMCA at Rensselaer, New York State Higher Education CIO Conference (July 2004) Ubiquitous Computing at Rensselaer, New York State Higher Education CIO Conference (July 2004) Technology Trends and Challenges: What Can we do with IT [sic], SETA - Northeast (June 2003) Chapter in Technology-Driven Planning: Cycles in Curriculum Planning, (1999) Building an Information Infrastructure for the Next Millennium, EDUCOM98, Orlando, FL (1998) Student NoteBook Computers in Studio Courses: From Pilot to Full Deployment, EDUCOM97, Minneapolis, MN, (1997) Computing & Curricular Change, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, (1996) Computing & Information Technology for the Next Century: The CIS Planning Process, EDUCOM96, Phil., PA, (1996) Using IT: How Does All This Fit Into the Scheme of Things, EDUCOM95, Portland, OR, (1995) A 30-Year Perspective on a Common Core..., ASEE, Edmonton, AL, Canada, (1994) Integration of Design in Core Engineering, Best Paper Award, ASEE-St. Lawrence Chapter, Rochester, NY (1993)

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